Morris Henry Hobbs Etching of Chicago

Morris Henry Hobbs Etching of Chicago PRESENTING a  VERY RARE ORIGINAL etching by Morris Henry Hobbs of the City of Chicago with a view from Lake Michigan from circa 1930. This etching is badly in need of some professional restoration. It is badly ‘foxed’…

Jeffersons Notes on the State of Virginia 2nd Edition

Jeffersons Notes on the State of Virginia 2nd Edition. PRESENTING a HUGELY IMPORTANT, HUGELY HISTORIC and EXTREMELY RARE Book. Jeffersons Notes on the State of Virginia 2nd Edition. This is an ORIGINAL ‘Thomas Jefferson’s Notes on the State of Virginia Second Edition , Philadelphia,…

16C Carved Spanish Oak Writing Desk and Cabinet – HIGHLY IMPORTANT

16C Carved Spanish Oak Writing Desk and Cabinet. PRESENTING an ABSOLUTELY STUNNING 16th CENTURY Carved Spanish Oak Writing Desk and Cabinet…..with AMAZING PROVENANCE and HISTORICAL and LITERARY SIGNIFICANCE. Provenance: This Desk/Cabinet is part of the Lida Calvert Hall/Obenchain/Godwin/McMillan Collection……formerly of Highland Park, Dallas, TX….

Early Egyptian Brass Plaque ft The Sphinx

Early Egyptian Brass Plaque ft The Sphinx. PRESENTING an Early Egyptian Brass Plaque ft The Sphinx. The Bowl is solid brass. It is hand decorated with hand beaten nail pins in a ‘folk art manner’ depicting the Sphinx and other people. We are of the…

Early 20C Chinese Brass Tray with Glifs

Early 20C Chinese Brass Tray with Glifs. PRESENTING an Early 20C Chinese Brass Tray with Glifs. The Bowl is solid brass. It has Chinese symbols on it’s face (but we cannot decipher them). We are of the opinion that this piece dates from circa 1920….BUT…..could…

19C Copper Rum Cup or Mug

19C Copper Rum Cup or Mug. Presenting an EXTREMELY RARE 19C Copper Rum Cup or Mug or measuring mug. Large mug….It holds 96 Fl Ounces or 3 Quarts.. From circa 1880 and made of solid copper, with large copper handles attached by way of rivets. Larger…

18C Country French Cherrywood Side Table

18C Country French Cherrywood Side Table Presenting an EXTREMELY RARE 18C Country French Cherrywood Side Table, also known as French Provincial. From circa 1790 and made of cherrywood,this beautifully proportioned side table has 2 shelves and a side drawer and is classic and original French…

18C French Provincial Cherrywood Side Table or Open Case

18C French Provincial Cherrywood Side Table or Open Case. Presenting an EXTREMELY RARE 18C French Provincial Cherrywood Side Table or Open Case. From circa 1790 and made of cherrywood,this beautifully proportioned side table or 3 shelf case is classic and original French Provincial artistry. Constructed using…

19C American Porcelain Jenny Lind Style Dolls – HISTORIC

19C American Porcelain Jenny Lind Style Dolls. PRESENTING an ABSOLUTELY STUNNING and HISTORIC 19C American Porcelain Jenny Lind Style Dolls belonging to Lida Calvert Hall  circa 1860. There are 3 Dolls…….one slightly larger than the other 2 and of much better quality and RARE and VALUABLE….

18th Century French Bronze Tankard

18th Century French Bronze Tankard. PRESENTING a GORGEOUS 18th Century French Bronze Tankard. This large tankard is made of a mixture of copper and nickel to make bronze. It has a beautiful natural patina consistent with its age. It has a ribbed edge at the…